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Automated Reporting For SQL Server - What's the Point?

Why should you bother employing automated reporting for SQL Server? Today’s world is dominated by the notion of “self-serve business intelligence.” Users want their data immediately and have the desire to run the reports the way they want, manipulate the data as they choose, and present the information in the way they think is best. Waiting on an administrator to send a report, or an automated system to place the report in their SharePoint directory is just too time consuming and can present some possible security risks.

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SSRS Bursting: How to Email SSRS Reports Using the Bursting Method

Do you need to break up your SSRS Reports and send them to unique email addresses? Whether invoices need to be sent customers, or sales reports need to be delivered to your sales team, there a couple of ways you can use SSRS bursting to distribute reports by email. Though there are several SSRS Report bursting methods, three are most widely used. The three most widely used are the PDF tool, the SSRS Data Driven bursting method, and the use of an external tool to automatically burst your SSRS reports.    

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